List of the most populated municipalities in the Nordic countries

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This is a list of the most populous municipalities in the Nordic countries, with only municipalities of at least 100,000 inhabitants. Of the five Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden), every country has at least one city above 100,000 inhabitants.

List[edit]

Rank Municipality Country Population Land Area
(km²)
Density
(inhabitants/km²)
Image
1 Stockholm Sweden 935,619[1] 187.17[2] 4,999 Gamla Stan swe.jpg
2 Oslo Norway 666,759[3] 454.03[4] 1,469 Oslo port.jpg
3 Helsinki Finland 636,365[5] 213.75[6] 2,977 Suurkirkko Helsinki maaliskuu 2002 IMG 0629.JPG
4 Copenhagen Denmark 613,288[7] 86.20[8] 7,115 Christiansborg Palace and Børsen.jpg
5 Gothenburg Sweden 556,640[1] 447.76[2] 1,243 Göteborg från Liseberg.jpg
6 Aarhus Denmark 340,421 [7] 467.70[8] 718 Århus city trafikhavn.jpg
7 Malmö Sweden 328,494[1] 156.87[2] 2,094 Malmo view2.jpg
8 Bergen Norway 278,556[3] 445.14[4] 626 Bergen-Fløibanen-view.jpg
9 Espoo Finland 274,672[5] 312.20[6] 880 Kaakkoista Espoota 23 kesä 2009.jpg
10 Tampere Finland 228,355[5] 525.01[6] 435 Nasinneula nakyma 2.jpg
11 Vantaa Finland 219,400[5] 238.37[6] 920 Kielotorni4.JPG
12 Uppsala Sweden 214,559[1] 2,182.80[2] 98 Uppsala domkyrka.tif
13 Aalborg Denmark 211,937[7] 1,137.30[8] 186 Aalborg 2010 - 125 ubt.JPG
14 Odense Denmark 200,563[7] 305.60[8] 656 Odense Rathaus und Dom.JPG
15 Oulu Finland 200,486[5] 3,031.00[6] 66 Stockman Oulu rotuaari.jpg
16 Trondheim Norway 190,464[3] 323.01[4] 590 Trondheim - buildings near Nidelva 03.jpg
17 Turku Finland 187,686[5] 245.66[6] 741 Turku Car-free zone.jpg
18 Linköping Sweden 155,817[1] 1,427.44[2] 109 Stora torget, Linköping, juli 2005.jpg
19 Västerås Sweden 147,420[1] 957.89[2] 154 Östermälarstand Västerås.jpg
20 Örebro Sweden 146,631[1] 1,373.15[2] 107 Allehandaborgen.jpg
21 Helsingborg Sweden 140,547[1] 344.01[2] 409 Helsingborg-300px.jpg
22 Norrköping Sweden 139,363[1] 1,495.05[2] 93 Drottninggatan-Hospitalsgatan, Norrköping april 2005.jpg
23 Jyväskylä Finland 138,875[5] 1,171.00[6] 119 Jyvaskyla centrum.jpg
24 Jönköping Sweden 135,297[1] 1,480.36[2] 91 Sofiakyrkan, Jönköping Maj 2006.jpg
25 Stavanger Norway 132,729[3] 68.01[4] 1,952 Vaagen-modf.jpg
26 Bærum Norway 124,008[3] 189.28[4] 655 Kommunegården Bærum Sandvikselva.JPG
27 Reykjavík Iceland 123,300[9] 274.00[10] 450 Reykjavík séð úr Hallgrímskirkju 6.JPG
28 Umeå Sweden 122,892[1] 2,316.61[2] 53 Umeå Östra.jpg
29 Lahti Finland 119,451[5] 135.05[6] 884 Centre of Lahti.JPG
30 Lund Sweden 118,542[1] 427.23[11] 277 Universitetshuset i lund.jpg
31 Kuopio Finland 117,742[5] 2,309.16[6] 51 Kuopio, Finland from Puijo tower.jpg
32 Esbjerg Denmark 115,905[7] 794.50[8] 146 Esbjerg square rotated.JPG
33 Vejle Denmark 113,243[7] 1,062.00[8] 107 Bølgen (The Wave), Vejle, Denmark.jpg
34 Borås Sweden 109,880[1] 909.901[2] 121 Borås stadspark.jpg
35 Huddinge Sweden 107,538[1] 131.01[12] 821 Huddinge kyrka 2004.jpg
36 Frederiksberg Denmark 105,037[7] 8.00[8] 13130 Frederiksberg Slot.jpg
37 Eskilstuna Sweden 103,684[1] 1,250.49[2] 83 Eskilstuna flygbild1js-1.jpg

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1 The statistics only include matriculated areas covered by the survey, thus most lakes and all seawater is excluded.